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22 March 2018 3:34 AM Brazil court to rule on Lula corruption case

Braslia - A Brazilian court will rule on Monday on former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's appeals of his conviction and prison sentence on corruption charges, the court said on Wednesday. A verdict against Lula by the three-judge Regional Federal Court in Porto Alegre, Brazil could result in his immediate incarceration. He has been sentenced to 12 years 150

21 March 2018 2:05 PM SA signs African declaration on African free trade agreement

Kigali - South Africa is one of 44 African countries to sign a declaration on establishing a free trade region in Africa. The Presidency tweeted on Wednesday that the signing of the declaration by South Africa is subject to the conclusion of all outstanding issues that form an integral part of the agreement. AFP reported that the signing of the agreement 69

16 March 2018 11:43 AM Zim 'has moved on', Mnangagwa says in response to 'private citizen' Mugabe's claims

Harare - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday that the country "has moved on" in response to claims by former president Robert Mugabe that he was ousted in an illegal "coup d'etat". Mnangagwa added in a short statement that he "noted recent remarks made to the media" by Mugabe who spoke to foreign journalists at a location in Harare 52

15 March 2018 12:00 PM Ramaphosa to visit Mozambique, Zimbabwe as SADC chair

Harare – President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to undertake a working visit to Mozambique and Zimbabwe on March 17 as the chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the presidency has said in a statement. The visit forms part of a long-standing tradition in the SADC region, whereby newly elected heads of state pay courtesy calls to the neighbouring 52

14 March 2018 8:10 PM Magashule in talks with VBS Mutual Bank

Cape Town – African National Congress secretary general Ace Magashule has met with VBS Mutual Bank as the process of its curatorship by the SA Reserve Bank continues, the governing party told reporters on Wednesday. This comes after the SARB announced that VBS Mutual Bank would be placed under curatorship. The Reserve Bank raised concern of a liquidity 74

14 March 2018 11:08 AM Business confidence at 3-year high on Ramaphosa presidency

Johannesburg - Business confidence climbed to the highest since the start of 2015 in the fourth quarter as the appointment of President Cyril Ramaphosa boosts prospects for industry-friendly policies. The RMB/BER business confidence index rose 11 points, the most since the first quarter of 2012, to 45, FirstRand’s [JSE: FSR] Rand Merchant Bank unit and the Stellenbosch-based 173

10 March 2018 8:54 PM Modi, Macron sign key security deal with an eye on China

New Delhi - French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said defence ties with India had reached a new high after the two nations signed a key security accord for the Indian Ocean to counter China's growing influence in the region. "Defence cooperation between the two countries now has a new significance," Macron said as a gushing Prime Minister Narendra 83

27 February 2018 5:00 AM Trump Org says it donated foreign profits to Treasury

Washington — A Trump Organisation executive says the company has donated profits from foreign government patrons at its hotel properties to the US Treasury, but won't say how much. Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Counsel George Sorial says in a statement that the donation was made on February 22 and includes profits from January 20 through 78

26 February 2018 10:07 AM Ace Ncobo to challenge Jordaan for SAFA presidency

Cape Town - Two Presidential nominations were received by close of business on February 23 as SAFA prepares for the March 24 Elective Congress to elect new office bearers. According to KPMG Auditors who received the nominations, a total of 53 nominations were submitted with incumbent SAFA President, Danny Jordaan receiving 52 nominations while former 47

23 February 2018 6:01 PM Shaun Abrahams was validly appointed, NPA argues in court papers

Johannesburg – Former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Mxolisi Nxasana was prepared to leave his position if compensated fully, therefore NPA boss Shaun Abrahams was validly appointed into the vacancy, the NPA argues in court papers. On Wednesday, the Constitutional Court will hear the appeal in the case involving Nxasana and the future of his successor 58